April 19, 2024

After greater than 30 years in Saint-Hyacinthe, the Olymel firm introduced on Wednesday the regrouping of all its administrative and gross sales actions in Boucherville, the place it is going to set up its headquarters within the coming months.

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The Canadian chief within the pork and poultry manufacturing, processing and advertising industries additionally mentioned it is going to maintain its factories within the Saint-Hyacinthe area and that no job losses are anticipated.

With its new strategic heart in Boucherville, Olymel intends to centralize a big a part of its warehousing and distribution actions with the goal of “strengthening its enterprise mannequin and bettering its efficiency”.

“[Ce centre] will allow vital time and cash financial savings, improve effectivity and promote higher administration of all recordsdata by bringing groups nearer collectively,” mentioned Yanick Gervais, President and CEO of Olymel.

The brand new heart and headquarters might be situated at 1620 Boulevard de Montarville in Boucherville, the place intensive renovation work might be carried out. The corporate already has a location close by, on Rue Eiffel.

This transfer, which can have an effect on 195 folks, will span a interval of a number of months from summer time 2024 to early 2026, Olymel estimates.

Remember that the corporate closed a number of of its factories through the 12 months, notably for financial causes. Final February, the closure of factories in Blainville and Laval resulted within the lack of 170 jobs. In April 2023, the Vallée-Jonction services suffered the identical destiny and greater than 900 folks misplaced their jobs. Just lately, the Princeville plant closed and almost 300 employees misplaced their livelihoods.